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The Asian Face of Tennis

The roadmap to creating a Vietnamese superstar

When then 17-year old Michael Chang won the French Open in 1989, one of tennis’ four largest tournaments, the world was intrigued. Standing at only 1.75m, Chang used his incredible foot speed, stamina and […]

By |October 11th, 2015|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Run, Feddy, Run

Don’t sit on the sidelines, come on out and start running

Feddy Pham was getting weird looks on the canal. He was trying out something he’d picked up overseas, but his neighbors back home in Ho Chi Minh City didn’t know […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Switching the Play with Zorb Football

The game of football, including its name, is one of great contention throughout the world. So many different sports claim the name despite being almost nothing alike, save for the use of some sort of inflated leather ball. Most people […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Linked In – Playing Greg Norman’s Bluffs Course

THE BLUFFS POSSESSES so many of the traits of a great traditional links golf course – blind tee shots, fast undulating greens, sloping and unpredictable fairways and punishing, sandy rough if you err off line – which is worryingly easy […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Best in Show

Results from the first Vietnamese Equestrian Grand Prix….

On the outskirts of Saigon in Binh Duong, the first Vietnamese Equestrian Grand Prix debuted last month with little fanfare to an audience of approximately 200 guests. No tickets were sold. All guests […]

By |April 16th, 2014|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Horse Play

Vietnam’s first Equestrian Grand Prix..

It’s 2014, The Year of the Horse, and things at the normally laid-back Bach Ma Equestrian Farm are stirring up. Equestrian coaches, horse riders, event organizers, designers, builders, doctors and veterinary specialists, the Vietnamese press, and […]

By |March 28th, 2014|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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Men of Muscle

Meet the two men who are trying to take bodybuilding in Vietnam to the next level.

Meet Pham Van Mach, a three time world champion and a seven time Asian champion bodybuilder. He’s done the rounds both at home and on […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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The Workout Couple

A husband and wife team combine love and fitness to open their own gym

For most couples, living and working together is a bridge too far – blurring the boundaries between work and play, and bringing office stress home is something to be avoided at […]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Sports, Travel|0 Comments
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The Business of Tennis

The other color green that makes the sport so exciting

When tennis aces , women’s #1 Serena Williams and men’s #2 Novak Djokovic, won their respective year-end championships recently to cap spectacular seasons, they pocketed handy winner’s checks of around USD2 million each. Djokovic ended the regular […]

By |December 16th, 2013|Business, Sports|0 Comments

Rebel with a Cause

Johnny Tri Nguyen talks MMA in Vietnam, his banned movie Chinatown and why he’s always the bad guy

Hearing Johnny Tri Nguyen talk about his grandfather, the “White Crane of Ca Mau,” so named for his long sleeved shirts to hide metal arm and shin […]

By |November 13th, 2013|Features, Sports|0 Comments